Category: MDMA

Australia Becomes First Country to Reclassify MDMA and ‘Magic Mushrooms’ for Medical Use

Australia will become the first country to reclassify medicines containing methylenedioxymethamphetamine, more commonly known as MDMA (ecstasy) and psilocybin, to treat certain mental health conditions. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) announced on Feb. 3 that they will permit authorised psychiatrists to prescribe MDMA for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and psilocybin for treatment-resistant depression. MDMA…

California Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Legalize Magic Mushrooms, Other Psychedelics

A Democratic lawmaker in California introduced a bill Dec. 19 to decriminalize the personal use of plant-based psychedelic drugs—such as magic mushrooms, mescaline, and psilocybin—outside of school grounds for people 21 and up. “Criminalizing drug use and possession accomplishes absolutely nothing other than to fill up our prisons with people who are addicted,” said Sen….

Dangerous Levels of Drugs Found in River Running Through Glastonbury Festival: Scientist

Environmentally damaging levels of illicit drugs have been found in the river running through the Glastonbury Festival site, scientists said. Researchers discovered that during the festival, levels of MDMA and cocaine in the water were so high it could be harming wildlife further downstream, including rare populations of eels. The experts are now urging greenfield…